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Thursday, March 28, 2019

3MT Practice Run Through 1 PM - 3 PM Woodriver, PSUB

Friday, March 29, 2019

Undergraduate Research Symposium 9 AM - 11 PM Ballroom, PSUB 
Graduate Student Workshop TBA TBA
Keynote Speaker Luncheon 11 AM - 1 PM Woodriver, PSUB
Undergraduate Awards  11:15 AM - 11:30 AM   

President Kevin Satterlee

11:30 AM - 11:40 AM   

Lunch Buffet

11:40 AM - 12 PM  

Jackie Wirz, Ph.D.
Keynote Speaker

12 PM - 12:45 PM   

3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Presentations

1 PM - 2:30 PM  Ballroom, PSUB 

Oral Presentations:

2:45 PM - 5 PM Salmon River Suits, 3rd Floor, PSUB

Biological, Physical & Natural Sciences

2:45 PM - 5 PM North Fork

Education, Learning & Training

2:45 - 3:45 PM Middle Fork

Health, Nutrition & Clinical Sciences

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM Middle Fork
Poster & Creative Work Presentations 5 PM - 7 PM Ballroom, PSUB
GSA Ice Cream Networking Social 7-7:30 PM Ballroom, PSUB
Awards Ceremony 7:30-8 PM Ballroom, PSUB

RSVP for Event

*While we are not requiring anyone to RSVP to attend, please complete the form to help us estimate food as well as seating capacity for the event.  All students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to attend.

Location, Maps and Parking Information

The Symposium will be held at the Pocatello campus, in the Pond Student Union Building (PSUB), building #14. Visitors without a parking pass may park in the adjacent general parking lot (G01) after 4 pm on Friday, and on weekends.

Presentation Formats & Guidelines

3 Minute Thesis (3MT)

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT® ) is an academic research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia.

  • Judging Rubric 3MT 2019
  • All presenters must prepare 1 graphic static slide to display.
  • Graphic PPT Template
  • Presentations are limited to 3 minutes, maximum.
  • Upcoming 3MT Workshops
    • Tuesday, March 12 @ 11-11:45 AM
    • RSVP
  • Upload presentation graphic below by Sunday, March 24
  • Run-Through on Thursday, March 28 @ 1-3 in Ballroom. 3MT participants are invited to practice their presentation to get acquainted with the stage and timer.

Poster Presentation

  • Judging Criteria
  • Research Posters will be displayed on a flat screen TV
  • Dimension Criteria: 54 x 30 inches (16:9 ratio)
  • Acceptable Formats: jpg, png
  • Poster PPT Template
  • Upcoming Poster Workshop
    • Wednesday, March 6 @ 1-1:45 PM
    • RSVP
  • Upload posters below by Sunday, March 24

Oral Presentation

  • Judging Criteria
  • Presentations are limited to 12 minutes, with Q&A.
  • Bring your own slide presentation, if applicable, and upload to computer prior to start of event session.  

Creative Works

  • Judging Criteria
  • If you have any special requests about the space (an electrical outlet, spacing around your table, etc.), don’t hesitate to ask! Try to give
  • us as much advance notice as you can, and we will do our best to make accommodations.

Questions regarding the Graduate Research Symposium can be directed to Anna Siddoway at or (208) 282-3362.  



Keynote Speaker, 2019

Jackie Wirz, PhD